Last year, NBC announced that The 100 writer Javier Grillo-Marxuach was developing a Xena: Warrior Princess revival that would finally ditch the subtext and make the title character openly gay. It seemed like the kind of rare revival idea that would retain the spirit of the character while still updating it in a way that feels more modern. Show More Summary
Funny, irreverent and tackling some of the more difficult questions in life, the Canberra Writers Festival is hosting three extraordinary women who are great storytellers and write/speak in a manner that keeps us riveted from beginning to end. I was fortunate enough to have interviewed Kathy Lette, Nikki Gemmell and Jean Kittson recently, and was […]
Ed Brisson has signed an exclusivity agreement to keep his writing talents at the House of Ideas. The post Cable Writer Ed Brisson Signs Exclusivity Agreement with Marvel appeared first on CBR.
George Johnson’s recent piece in the New York Times demonstrates what’s wrong with status quo science and lazy science journalism. Photo by Scott Beale New York Times science writer George Johnson just published an article bemoaning science’s loss of credibility among folks like you and me. Near the top of George’s laments is that the “hard-won consensus of science” seems […]
John Horgan is a top-notch science journalist, but he’s looking toward consciousness research to discover where science is heading. Join Skeptiko host Alex Tsakiris for an interview with science writer and author John Horgan: John Horgan: I think consciousness studies is the most exciting frontier in science right now. I’m really burned out on cosmology and […]
During a Monday MSNBC panel, the president of an LGBTQ rights organization had enough of the “rationalizing” conversations surrounding Steve Bannon’s exit from Donald Trump’s White House. As another guest on Ari Melber’s The Beat discussed Bannon’s supposed...
ABC has given a put pilot commitment to Romeos & Juliets, a light one-hour from writers Jay Scherick and David Ronn (The Smurfs, Zookeeeper), Julie Anne Robinson and her production company CannyLads Productions. Universal TV, where Robinson...Show More Summary
In a court of law, you are innocent until proven guilty. But the Internet isn't a court of law. And Joss Whedon is feeling the brunt of some damning accusations from his ex-wife right about now. The beloved writer, producer and directed...Show More Summary
For months, a Washington Post contributor has been compiling the definitive guide to his favorite narrative of the Donald Trump administration: that the president's staff treats him like a toddler. At least that's the perspective ofShow More Summary
It has become the laziest "hot take" in technology media. Once a month or so, a writer decides to subscribe to as many streaming video services as possible. They then proudly declare that this whole cord cutting thing (ditching traditional cable TV for streaming video) is a waste of time. Show More Summary
Couldn’t make it to the 2017 Writer’s Digest Annual Conference in New York City this past weekend? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered, with some of the best tips on queries, pitching, and general agent advice below. Also, be sure to check out #WDC17 on Twitter for more great writing tips and advice from the conference. Show More Summary
Writers, send your prologue/first chapter to FtQ for a “flogging” critique. Email as an attachment. Many of the folks who utilize BookBub are self-published, and because we hear over and over the need for self-published authors to have their work...
“Use of the term ‘alt-left’ gained ground quickly online (according to Google Trends charts) when conservative Fox News host Sean Hannity used the term in a debate with BuzzFeed writer Rosie Gray over media coverage of the so-called ‘alt-right’. Searches for the term spiked again directly after Trump used it in his 14 August 2017 press conference. It is unclear […]
The film’s director, producers, writers, and stars are all black.
Peter Vecsey claps back... six years later.
Ubisoft shares an extended gameplay walkthrough of Far Cry 5. More than eight minutes in Hope County with new footage during which Associate Producer Philippe Fournier and Script Writer Marri Knadle comment on the game's features, gadgets and Boomer.
Daniel Kaplan, a writer for the Sports Business Journal, was the first to report the news that Commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL are close to agreeing to a new contract extension. This agreement would be a new five-year extension that would be extremely similar to the last one he got. Show More Summary
What is woodshedding and how does it work? Column by Peter Derk Woodshedding comes up all the time in interviews with guitar players. Doesn’t matter if it’s Brian Wilson or Mastodon’s Brent Hinds, most every guitar player will talk about this concept. What is it? Picture a young Eddie Van Halen. Show More Summary
A Turkish-born German writer stuck in Spain because of an Ankara arrest warrant said Monday he never imaging being pursued in an EU country by those who want to "silence" him. "I did not expect the arm of the Turkish government to reach to Spain," Dogan Akhanli, 60, told Germany's Der Spiegel news magazine. Show More Summary
Missing Swedish journalist, Kim Wall, was last seen with an inventor aboard his homemade submarine. Wall, who is based out of Brooklyn, New York, freelanced as a writer and she was doing a piece on Peter Madsen and his home-built submarine...Show More Summary